It is a consoling thought that Christ is praying for us, even when we are negligent in our prayer life; that He is presenting to the Father those spiritual needs which were not present to our minds and which we often neglect to include in our prayers; and that He prays for our protection against the dangers of which we are not even conscious, and against the enemies which threaten us, though we do not notice it. He is praying that our faith may not cease, and that we may come out victoriously in the end.On Sunday 2nd November I will be preaching at the anniversary services of Grove Chapel, Camberwell (London). Check out the Grove Chapel website here.
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
We are so thankful for all the messages of love, sympathy and support that we have received from all over the world. And we are grateful for the prayers of our church, and Christian friends. But most of all we are grateful for Christ our great high priest. Perhaps no one has expressed this better than Louis Berkhof: